Since 1911, the Grande Prairie Public School Division (GPPSD) has been a learning community in The City of Grande Prairie.
Today, GPPSD proudly continues the tradition of providing public education to over 8,800 students in our 18 schools, ranging from Preschool and Kindergarten up to Grade 12. The division mission is to be a place where every student succeeds!
GPPSD families and their children are offered a variety of choices within the school division through Schools of Choice and Programs of Choice; choices that support your child's unique learning journey.
The Grande Prairie Public School Division's central office provides day-to-day leadership, support and administration services to schools, to the Office of the Superintendent and to the Division. The central office is located at 10127 120 Avenue, Grande Prairie, Alberta.
Regular Office Hours
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
September to the end of June (last day of school)
Summer Office Hours
8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
~July 1 to the end of August
Our Mission Statement
The Grande Prairie Public School Division is a learning community in which every student succeeds.
Our Education Priorities
Priority 1 - Teaching & Learning
Outcome 1: Students will be prepared academically, socially and emotionally to complete high school
Outcome 2: Classroom instruction and assessment prioritizes literacy and numeracy
Priority 2 - Leadership
Outcome 1: Leadership practices improve staff and student learning
Outcome 2: Distributed leadership enhances a collaborative culture of learning
Outcome 3: Indigenous foundational knowledge benefits all students
Priority 3 - Inclusion
Outcome 1: School communities are welcoming, caring, respectful and safe environments where students, staff, and families have a strong sense of belonging
Outcome 2: The emotional and physical well-being and mental health of all students and staff is supported